maha shivaratri

After six years, Indians visit ancient temple in Pakistan

February 20th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A group of pilgrims from India will celebrate Maha Shivaratri at an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab province after six years.A delegation of 50 Hindus ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Maha Shivaratri with offerings, fasts and prayers

February 20th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) For Shiva devotees across the capital, Monday started early. With a ritual bathing of Shivalingams and prayers, the devotees geared up for the festival of ... Read more...

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Hindus celebrate Maha Shivratri

March 2nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.2 (ANI): Thousands of devotees flocked to temples across India today to celebrate the Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri.The festival celebrates the marriage of Lord Shiva to the Goddess Parvati, ... Read more...

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Sonal Mansingh’s disciple leads Pashupatinath’s prayers in Nepal

March 2nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) As hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees Wednesday celebrate Maha Shivaratri, the festival of the deity worshipped as the lord of all living beings, a 46-year-old ... Read more...

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Hindus want 10 more festivals added to Los Angeles schools’ Calendar of Observances

February 11th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 11 (ANI): Hindus have urged Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in USA to add 10 more Hindu festivals, including Durgapuja, to its "Calendar of Commemorative Dates and Observances" ... Read more...

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People in northeast pray for peace on Shivratri

February 19th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati / Agartala, Feb 19 (ANI): The festival of Maha Shivaratri was recently celebrated in northeast along with the rest of the country and people prayed for peace in the region.In Tripura ... Read more...

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‘Bhang’ drinking session organised at Bikaner’s National Bhang Congregation

February 13th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bikaner, Feb 13 (ANI): Devotees of Lord Shiva indulged themselves in a 'Bhang' drinking session at National Bhang Congregation (NBC) in Bikaner here on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.The Mahakaleswar Bhootnath Temple ... Read more...

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Devotees celebrate Maha Shivaratri in Deogarh

February 13th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Deogarh (Jharkhand), Feb 13 (ANI): Thousands of devotees thronged the 'Baba Vaidyanath Dham Temple' in Deogarh here on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.Devotees dressed up as ghosts carried floats, depicting demons to ... Read more...

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Security tightened for Maha Shivratri in Haridwar

February 12th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Haridwar, Feb 12 (ANI): Security has been tightened here for the first day of the Shahi Snan on Friday, as thousands of devotees are expected to take a dip in the River ... Read more...

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Vishnuvardhan’s 200th film set to release Feb 12

February 9th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Legendary Kannada actor Vishnuvardhan's 200th film "Aaptha Rakshaka" is scheduled to hit theatres Feb 12 on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri festival. After "School Master", ... Read more...

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Prayers to Pashupatinath for Kapil’s ‘Indian Idol’ win

February 23rd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Every year, the important Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri sees hundreds of thousands of devotees flocking to the revered temple of Pashupatinath here. This time, the serpentine queue ... Read more...

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Modi to visit Junagadh on Maha Shivaratri

March 5th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Junagadh (Saurashtra), March 5 (IANS) Narendra Modi will become the first Gujarat chief minister to take part in the annual Maha Shivaratri fair held here at the Bhavnath Mahadev Temple at the ... Read more...

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